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    Smith & Wesson SW Model 500 - Standard Compensator Six-Shot Revolver (2003)

    Smith & Wesson SW Model 500 - Standard Compensator Six-Shot Revolver (2003)

    The title of most powerful handgun ever made arguably belongs to the Smith and Wesson Model 500 revolver.






    Smith & Wesson SW Model 500 - Standard Compensator (2003)




    Type: Six-Shot Revolver
    National Origin: United States
    Manufacturer(s): Smith & Wesson - USA

    Action: Hammer with Rotating Cylinder; Double-Action
    Caliber(s): 12.7mm (.50 caliber)
    Feed: 5-Round Rotating Cylinder
    Sights: Iron
    Overall Length: 381 mm (15.00 inches)
    Barrel Length: 213 mm (8.39 inches)
    Weight (Empty): 4.41 lb (2.00 kg)
    Muzzle Velocity: 2,075 feet/sec (632 m/sec)
    Range: 165 feet (50 m; 55 yards)





    Staff Writer (Updated: 7/29/2015): The Smith & Wesson Model 500 - Standard Compensator is touted as the most powerful handgun every built. The Model 500 was introduced in 2003 into the Smith & Wesson line of 'X-Frame' (Extra Large-framed) handguns.

    The Model 500 features a satin stainless steel finish, Sorbothane recoil-absorbing rubber grip, an adjustable rear sight and interchangeable front sight and fires the massive .50 caliber round. Smith & Wesson reports that the Model 500 is the most powerful handgun ever made. ¬©www.MilitaryFactory.com


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